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Sevier County Humane Society is hiring a Full Time
Animal Care taker/Adoption Councilor
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Animal Care Taker/Adoption Councilor position is responsible for the daily care of our shelter animals by providing the animal’s basic care needs, but also to provide customer service to the public seeking to adopt. Job duties include daily cleaning of animal areas, feeding, monitoring animal health, assisting with restraint for medical procedures, giving vaccinations, drawing blood for tests, administering occasional medications, assorted other daily tasks, talking to the public and assisting them in finding the right pet for their family.
– Valid TN Driver’s License and reliable transportation
– Excellent communication skills – both verbal and written
– Basic computer knowledge
– Able to work independently as well as team work with others
– Able to lift up to 40lbs regularly, bend, be on your feet active for several hours
– Love of animals
This opening can be filled by a skilled experienced person or a non-experienced person eager to learn and be trained.
Work Environment: Environment can be dirty, wet and humid, Exposure to unpleasant odors, loud noises and chemicals, Work requires restraining, lifting, and carrying animals and cages, Exposure to pests such as fleas and ticks, Possibility of being bitten or scratched, Job requires standing for long periods of time, bending, squatting, reaching, and heavy lifting.